First World War 100: An act of remembrance

To mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, we have digitised and put online 100 documents from the Modern Records Centre’s archive collections, which look at different aspects of the ‘war to end all wars’ – the soldiers’ experiences, the changing role of women, ‘total war’ conditions on the Home Front, the treatment of dissenters and conscientious objectors, and what happened when the guns finally stopped firing.

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